Quarterly Journal of Economics

About the Journal

The Quarterly Journal of Economics is the oldest professional journal of economics in the English language. Edited at Harvard University's Department of Economics, it covers all aspects of the field. 

QJE is invaluable to professional and academic economists and students around the world.

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Abstracting and Indexing Services

The Quarterly Journal of Economics is covered by the following abstracting and indexing services: 

Book Review Digest Plus 
CAB Abstracts 
Coal Abstracts 
Criminal Justice Abstracts 
Current Contents: Social & Behavioral Sciences 
Current Index to Statistics 
Dietrich's Index Philosophicus 
Documentation in Public Administration 
Emerald Management Reviews 
Environmental RouteNet 
Environmental Sciences & Pollution Management Database 
Expanded Academic ASAP 
Family Index 
Historical Abstracts 
Human Resources Abstracts 
IBZ: International Bibliography of Periodical Literature 
Index of Economic Articles in Journals & Collected Volumes 
Index to Periodical Articles Related to Law 
International Bibliography of Humanities & Sociological Literature 
Leisure, Recreation, and Tourism Abstracts 
Leisure Tourism Database 
Operations Research - Management Science 
Peace Research Abstracts 
ProQuest Central 
Public Administration Abstracts 
Quality Control & Applied Statistics 
Risk Abstracts 
Social Science Source 
Social Sciences Citation Index/Social SciSearch 
Social Sciences Index 
Social Work Abstracts 
Wilson Business Abstracts 
World Agricultural Economics & Rural Sociology Abstracts 
Zentralblatt MATH

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